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Old 08-26-2010, 01:04 PM   #1
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82 Cherokee axles in a TJ?

Hey guys,
one of my classmates came up to me and we started talking about jeeps, he said he has a 1982 Jeep Cherokee that he doesn't need anymore and said someone told him it had dana 60's and the other said dana 44's... I was wondering which would it be?

Also, could anyone get the specs of the axles? Like length width and all.

Thanks a lot!
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Old 08-26-2010, 02:18 PM   #2
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Being a Full Size Cherokee they'd be Dana44's. Only Jeeps from long ago that had a D60 rear would be the J2000 trucks, and none had D60 fronts.

Depending on the track width, they'd be half decent axles, although my preference would would still go towards a Ford D44 for the high pinion front.

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its got D44s, ~65" WMS IIRC. stock TJ is ~60".

they'll work with major modifications - welding/fabrication for TJ brackets, steering, etc. bolt pattern is also different (6 x 5.5)...so you'll need new wheels, or custom axle shafts.
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Ok, thanks
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